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By Shaw Artie,Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw, the area well-known clarinet-playing bandleader who turned renowned through the Swing period, was once immersed within the tune company as a performer for 30 years, from the summer time of 1924, whilst he started to research saxophone, until eventually the summer time of 1954, whilst he stopped acting. this era of job is the point of interest of this musical biography and discography, an in depth account of Shaw's musical profession and recorded output.

The booklet starts off with a precis of Shaw's profession within the contexts of jazz heritage and social environment, then strikes into extra aspect. The chronologically prepared sections, mirroring every one part of his occupation, include modern stories and interview rates to create an insightful narrative. The discography lists all identified recordings and is become independent from the textual content to facilitate effortless reference. contains appendixes and index.

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